November 29, 2023

Research Brief The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the dependence of our societies on systems of care and caregiving to survive and thrive. This support system, however, has been mostly unpaid if not totally unrecognized for far too long. Its resulting negative effects have disproportionately affected women and girls around the world, especially in the […]

Climate Equality: A planet for the 99%

November 22, 2023

Overview The world faces twin crises of climate breakdown and runaway inequality. The richest people, corporations and countries are destroying the world with their huge carbon emissions. Meanwhile, people living in poverty, those experiencing marginalization, and countries in the Global South are those impacted the hardest. Women and girls, Indigenous Peoples, people living in poverty […]

Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund Utilization Patterns and Opportunities for Improvement: The cases of Local Government Units Virac and Dolores, Philippines

November 8, 2023

This study looks into the disaster risk reduction and management policy framework and practice in the Philippines, particularly the budget performance of the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF) provided for by Republic Act 10121 or the PDRRM Act of 2010.